IMPORTANT SENIOR DATES 2016-2017
- ACT and SAT registration information is available in the counselor’s office or the College and Career Center by Room 100. If you have not tested, register for the testing IMMEDIATELY!
- September-May Scholarships (mainly national organizations) with mostly fall due dates begin to be available in the scholarship folder located in the college and career center room #100. Listen for scholarship offerings on the morning announcements. Be responsible for mailing and meeting all deadlines.
- College Visitation Days - information available on the colleges’ websites.
- Seniors get 2 college visit days that do not count as an absence. Bring a letter from the college to the attendance office.
- September 19- Senior Parents Meeting – AHS Cafeteria 6:30 p.m.
- September 21 - November 22 – Cap and Gown Sales $40
- September 27 -College and Scholarship Orientation presented during English Class
- September 30 - Baby Ads early bird discount deadline
- October 1 – Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online-must have
2015 tax information.
- October 13-Financial Aid Workshop for senior parents in AHS Library-6-8p
- October 14—Deadline for Senior Yearbook Photos-contact Western Photo
- October 18 - Senior Class Mtg. during FOCUS - Graduation Announcements
- October 25 - ASVAB
- October 21—Yearbook Baby Ads last day to submit
- October 25 - Amarillo Area College Night 6pm to 8pm Civic Center-Grand Plaza over 50
colleges will be available to answer questions and give information.
- October 25 - Graduation Announcement orders- Commons 12-6p
- November 8-Graduation Announcement orders- Commons 2-6p
- November 25– Cap and Gown now $50.
- December 26- Cap and Gown now $60 until sales end February 17.
- January 20- Senior Scholarship Orientation for spring scholarships (during English classes)
- February 12 – Amarillo Area Foundation Scholarship Applications are due
- February 22- General Scholarship Applications due –commons
- March/April TBA – Graduation speech tryouts-see Mrs. Kelly, Counselor
- April 1 – Some Specific scholarship applications due to off-campus donors
- April 29 – Prom Grand Plaza Room-Civic Center
- May 1-12 – AP Tests
- May 3 – Distribution of caps, gowns, honor cords- Concession-Old Main
- May 8 – AHS Evening of Excellence 6:00pm-AHS auditorium
AHS Scholarship and Awards Program – 7:30-AHS auditorium
- May 18 – Senior Class of 2017 – last meeting – focus period
- May 16—Yearbook Distribution
- May 16—Distribution of graduation tickets
- May 25 – 4:30-6:00pm Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal – Civic Center
- May 26 – 8:00 pm Graduation - Civic Center Coliseum